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facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenebrg II-58 map
Part of Braun and Hogenebrg II-58 map






Facts in brief:

Founded by Libyans; flourished after Muslim conquest in 7th cen.; controlled by Hafsid dynasty from 13th cen. to the 16th cen.; taken twice by Spain in the 16th cen.; fell in 1574 to Turks who held it until French occupation in 1881.

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